Democracy Now! television program for Thursday, May 15, 2003
Arundhati Roy: “Instant-Mix Imperial Democracy, Buy One Get One Free”
The award-winning Indian author addresses a packed audience at Riverside Church in Harlem as “a slave who presumes to criticize her king.”
Vinnell Corporation: The Link Between Oil Fields, Saudi Troops, “No Jews” Clauses, Coup Attempts in Grenada, and Monday’s Car Bombings in Saudi Arabia
For the second time in a decade, Saudi bombers target the U.S. company which has been training the Saudi military. Monday’s triple car bombing killed 34 including eight Americans.
One Third of the Texas State Legislature Flees the State and Takes Refuge in a Holiday Inn in Oklahoma
51 Democrats convene across state lines in an attempt to thwart an effort of House Majority Leader Tom Delay to redraw Congressional districts. We talk to a state representative Mark Homer and commentator Jim Hightower.